SQUAT config

Robert Banz banz at umbc.edu
Tue Aug 14 23:55:18 EDT 2007

> Last question: i'm really not sure i understand what the benefit of
> having a SQUAT index is (aside from avoiding seeing "SQUAT failed to
> open index file" in the log). I mean, i get that it makes searching
> faster. But does this have to do with, let's say, clicking on a  
> mailbox
> folder in a GUI client (eg. thunderbird)? Does that cause it to  
> make an
> IMAP SEARCH call? Or is this something else, entirely?

Do a full-body-text search of a 10k message folder and have it return  
instantly.  That's the benefit of the squat index file ;)


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